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    • Er folk skeptiske til å ansette ledere med høy IQ? 

      Mannseth, Kaja Kjelby (Bachelor thesis, 2020)
      Hensikten med denne oppgaven er å undersøke om folk er skeptiske til å ansette ledere med høy intelligens. Det overordnede forskningsspørsmålet er: «Er folk skeptisk til å ansette ledere med høy IQ?». Det ble utviklet ...
    • Er myndighetene underlagt en budsjettskranke? 

      Espeli, Bengt Magne (Bachelor thesis, 2021)
      I denne oppgaven studere jeg effekten av vedvarende offentlige underskudd. Flere land, blant andre, USA, Japan og Storbritannia har med få unntak hatt underskudd i offentlig sektor de siste 30 årene. Gjennom å stille ...
    • Er norske bedrifter digitale sinker? 

      Sannes, Ragnvald; Andersen, Espen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      I denne artikkelen spør vi om norske bedrifter er digitale sinker. Dette belyses gjennom en internasjonal spørreundersøkelse til IT-direktører i store selskaper i Asia, Nord-Amerika, Europa, Sverige og Norge. Dataene viser ...
    • Er offentlige rammeverk en barriere for grønn omstilling i vannbransjen? 

      Fusdahl, Wanda Janniche; Bendigtsen, Stine (Master thesis, 2022)
      Verdens fremste forskere har de siste årene i gjentatte rapporter varslet om at vi er på vei mot et klima som skader jordkloden med irreversible klimaendringer. Norge har undertegnet internasjonale avtaler om å bli et ...
    • Er offentligt ansatte (blevet) som de private? En analyse af arbejdsmotivation i den offentlige og private sektor over tid 

      Jakobsen, Mads Leth Felsager; Sørensen, Rune Jørgen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      Er offentlig ansatte i deres arbejde mere motiveret af at gøre det godt for andre og samfundet og mindre motiveret af opnå økonomisk belønning for dem selv end ansatte i den private sektor? Og har denne motivation blandt ...
    • Er reglene om generell tilbudsplikt og tilhørende bestemmelser i verdipapirhandelloven kapittel 6 fornuftig utformet? - En kvalitativ analyse basert på sentrale markedsaktørers erfaringer 

      Danielsen, Simon; Tosterud, Dag Lermo (Master thesis, 2021)
      Denne masteroppgaven omhandler en vurdering av dagens regler om generell tilbudsplikt og tilhørende bestemmelser i verdipapirhandelloven kapittel 6, med særlig utgangspunkt i oppkjøp og oppkapitaliseringer. Tilbudsplikt ...
    • ERM usage and value premium for Norwegian firms 

      Hauge, Petter Ankervold; Haug, Ole Fredrik Leganger (Master thesis, 2021)
      This thesis examines the effect of risk management on firm value. We test our main hypothesis that the implementation of ERM provides a value premium relative to TRM usage. By identifying ERM and TRM usage in Norwegian ...
    • ESG and corporate financial performance: A study on differences across countries and industries in Europe 

      Aarak, Sindre; Werner, Hans Wilhelm (Master thesis, 2021)
      We study the relationship between ESG performance and nancial performance in Europe. We bring new insight to this eld of research by dividing the sample into subsamples based on industry and geographic location to ...
    • ESG and Socially Responsible Investment: A Critical Review 

      Gerard, Bruno (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      We review the literature on ESG and Socially Responsible Investment with a special focus on fixed-income investments. Most of the academic research is focused on the link between corporate CSR and ESG activities, investors’ ...
    • ESG Disagreement: Determining Factors and Impact on Stock Performance 

      Jørgensen, Espen Njøs Jørgensen; Ellingsen, Teodor Hjelde (Master thesis, 2021)
      Using a sample of S&P 500 firms in the period 2010-2020. We will first study the rating variation of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) ratings among some of the top prominent agencies. Secondly, we will study ...
    • ESG rating and financial performance in the Nordic market 

      Langeland, Johan Aurvoll; Ugland, Linnea Kamilla (Master thesis, 2019)
      Stakeholders’ interest in firms have increased in recent years and ESG rating have become more important. Previous literature has had difficulties concluding on the effect of ESG rating on financial performance. The ESG ...
    • ESG-Ratings and Returns 

      Ottesen, Dan Fredrik Clemp; Zilinskas, Sarunas (Master thesis, 2020)
      We nd that value-weighted portfolios long US stocks from compa- nies with low Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)-ratings and short stocks with high ESG-ratings have returned annualized 5-factor alphas between ...
    • ESG-SCORE & ABNORMAL RETURNS IN THE EUROPEAN MARKET 

      Gandolfi, Valentina; Andersen, Benedicte Marie (Master thesis, 2022)
      This thesis investigates if investing in European stocks based on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) scores can generate abnormal returns from 2011 to 2021. By performing positive, best-in-class, and negative ...
    • Essays in Macro-Finance 

      Juelsrud, Ragnar Enger (Series of Dissertation;11/2018, Doctoral thesis, 2018)
      This thesis is motivated by the financial crisis of 2007 and 2008. The financial crises posed a challenge for economics - both in terms of understanding the events that were unfolding and in terms of understanding the ...
    • Essays on decision making dynamics in politics and consumer choice 

      Røhr, Helene Lie (Series of Dissertation;8/2018, Doctoral thesis, 2018)
      Individuals’ choices are the foundation in economics; an individual makes the choice that maximizes her utility. Doing nothing or maintaining a previous decision is also a choice—the status quo choice (Samuelson and ...
    • Essays on Market Microstructure 

      Saakvitne, Jo Albertsen (Series of Dissertation;2/2019, Doctoral thesis, 2019)
      This dissertation consists of four paper: “Fixing the fix? Assessing the Effectiveness of the 4PM Fix Benchmark”, “Trading strategies and information flow around price benchmarks”, “A note on optimal trade times for financial ...
    • Essays on relational outcomes in mixed-motive situations 

      Acar-Burkay, Sinem (Series of Dissertations;7/2014, Doctoral thesis, 2014-06-19)
      The current dissertation comprises three chapters, each of which is a separate research article, on relational outcomes in mixed-motive situations. Chapter 1 uncovers how trustors’ social-cognitive motivation to manage ...
    • Establishing corporate ventures in the context of new media innovation 

      Aale, Christina; Drugli, Oda Krohn (Master thesis, 2016)
      In response to the need for research examining the effects of individuals on all forms of corporate entrepreneurship, we investigate the role of individuals, teams and managers in the process of establishing- and developing ...
    • Estimating Pricing Rigidities in Bilateral Transactions Markets 

      Oglend, Atle; Asche, Frank; Straume, Hans-Martin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Many price indices are constructed using bilateral transaction prices. This paper shows how the time series behavior of cross-sectional price moments can reveal useful information about pricing behavior in bilateral ...
    • Estimating taxable income responses using the Norwegian tax reform in 2006 

      Gravdal, Elisabeth Aune; Sleire, Mathias Hosøy (Master thesis, 2019)
      In this paper, we will examine the Norwegian tax reform from 2006, which included a decrease in overall marginal taxes. By using the approach of Gruber & Saez (2002), we will provide new estimates of the elasticity of ...